Category Archives: Feminism

Beauty Tips from the Apocalypse

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LA Review of Books Raves about TBOTUM

From the front page of the L.A. Review of Books: “In 2015, Elison’s novel won the Philip K. Dick Award, in part because it offers an equally compelling — although markedly different — re-imagination of gender and sexual roles. Elison, … Continue reading

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Atlanta Burns: Like a house on fire

I get really excited about a book that gets me to read a genre I usually don’t like, and makes me love somebody in the process. I don’t usually like noir, although if the secondary genre of this book is … Continue reading

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What we talk about when we talk about the end of the world.

I read ONE SECOND AFTER by William R. Forstchen today. It is not a great book, but it lead me to a revelation, and for this I am grateful. I am trying to read as many books about a post-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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The Reading List

So earlier tonight, I tweeted that there was no homework required to be my friend, but there is a reading list. It’s true, although there are some suggestions and some requirements, and I’m actually pretty forgiving. These are books I … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Gray

I saw a woman on BART the other day reading Fifty Shades of Gray. She was middle-aged, thick in the middle with deep marionette lines. She wore her eyeliner thick with little cat tails at the corners and her hair in … Continue reading

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